Introduction to Miniature Quilts - Little Village Scenes

By Julia Gahagan

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Join Julia and make a miniature quilt creating a little village scene, using a simple shadow appliqué technique, with just fabric, glue and scissors. A transparent ‘shadow’ fabric is placed over the work to secure all the small pieces in place and completed with very easy quilting.

A list of supplies you need is will be provided with some preparation notes so that you can be ready to sew along with the class.

What you will learn:

You will make a miniature quilt on a simple village scene theme

You will learn a shadow appliqué technique which Julia uses to make her miniature quilts. This will include:

  • tips on the best equipment and materials to use in mini quilt making
  • the importance of scaling down your fabric selection to suit miniature quilts
  • the different ways to quilt your miniature project
  • quick and easy binding for a miniature quilt
Introduction to Miniature Quilts - Little Village Scenes

Once complete, your little quilt can be hung as a decorative item with small quilt hangers, fixed on a small canvas or set within a frame. Alternatively you can use it within small projects like a notebook cover or as a pouch for glasses and gadgets.

Once you have mastered the technique there are a whole variety of design ideas to explore and fun to be had as miniature quilt making can be very addictive, especially with such a quick and easy technique.

Duration: 1 Hour

Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Introduction to Miniature Quilts - Little Village Scenes

By Julia Gahagan​
4.67/5

Sponsored by

Join Julia and make a miniature quilt creating a little village scene, using a simple shadow appliqué technique, with just fabric, glue and scissors. A transparent ‘shadow’ fabric is placed over the work to secure all the small pieces in place and completed with very easy quilting.

    Introduction to Miniature Quilts - Little Village Scenes

    What you will learn:

    You will make a miniature quilt on a simple village scene theme

    You will learn a shadow appliqué technique which Julia uses to make her miniature quilts. This will include:

    • tips on the best equipment and materials to use in mini quilt making
    • the importance of scaling down your fabric selection to suit miniature quilts
    • the different ways to quilt your miniature project
    • quick and easy binding for a miniature quilt

    Duration: 1 Hour

    Level: Beginner/Intermediate

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